Organizations of Interest

The following are organizations that may be of interest to somatic oriented students.

Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute (Boulder, Colorado)
Information on Somatic Experiencing ™ and trainings offered throughout the world.

Zur Institute (offers a variety of online courses for psychotherapists, including a course on the ethics of touch)

To Touch or Not To Touch: Exploring The Myth of Prohibition on Touch in Psychotherapy and Counseling

Columbus Center for Movement Studies and Aikido of Columbus (Being In Movement)

Rosen Method Bodywork

This chapter is an excerpt from the book Complimentary Therapies in Rehabilitation: Holistic Approaches for Prevention and Wellness, edited by Carol M. Davis, EdD, PT.

Rosen Method Bodywork® is a form of hands-on, nonintrusive somatic bodywork, the goal of which physical relaxation and emotional awareness to facilitate and assist a client’s innate healing capacities.